Navy officers and ground crewmen load tail section and engine of an F9F panther aircraft into a C-119 flying boxcar
United States USA Date:1952 Duration:3 min 2 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A C-119 flying boxcar airplane lands at an airfield. Rear view of the aircraft, with rear clamshell doors open wide, and twin booms overhead. Several ground crew in and around the aircraft. Navy officers measure an object to see if it will fit in the C-119. Naval officers, civilian technician, and others stand around an aircraft tail section. Mechanic works on empennage of an aircraft. Sailors manually carry tail section of U.S. Navy F9F-2 airplane, serial number 123571, and place it into the open tail of the C-119. Jet engine is hoisted on a truck that is backed to the C-119 tail. View from inside the C-119, of engine being pulled into the cargo hold. Views of airplane tail section being loaded and positioned in the C-119 cargo hold. One door of the aircraft is partially closed to check clearances.
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